Snorkeling in Hawaii (sort of)

I’ve always wanted to go snorkeling, but have never had the opportunity. So when we were in Hawaii, of course a priority was to go snorkeling. Naturally Mother Nature was working against us, as for the better part of the … Continue reading

Hawaiian Teaser and the First week of School: Random Tuesday Thoughts Rebel

Well hello there my random friends! Did you miss me? Yes, you jokesters, I was not here. One week in Hawaii really wasn’t enough – I so want to go back, not only because it’s beautiful there, but we had … Continue reading

let’s have a Good Time with Shiftwork and the Drinking Class because it’s Five O’Clock Somewhere!

Here we are with another Monday. How is it that weekends seem to go by so fast? I suppose that whole thing about time flying when you’re having fun must have something to do with it.  “Fun” is an understatement … Continue reading

The Heat Goes On which creates Pool Time plus Deer Admiration and Cats vs. Dogs – RTT Rebel

You know how I mentioned last week that those that think it rains all the time should come for a visit because we need visitors to bring the rain (since we all know rain follows out-of-towners)? Well, we must have … Continue reading

It’s a Dry Heat; Burger King Wedding; Glorious Sand: Random Tuesday Thoughts Rebel

Those of you that have this idea that it rains All. The. Time. in the Seattle area, y’all need to come visit the state now  because we’re in the middle of a dry drought. Why should you come visit now?  … Continue reading

WW: HOA Blues and Front Yard Transformation

After having lived for 11 years in an old farmhouse in a rural vs. subdivision type area, now living in an actual subdivision with a Home Owner’s Association has been an adjustment. Luckily our HOA isn’t as nit picky as … Continue reading

WW: Memorial Day Weekend Camping Fun

Camping in the Pacific Northwest is amazing – there are so many cool places to camp, with the mountains or ocean being less than a day’s drive to get there. For our first family camping adventure, we chose Alder Lake, … Continue reading